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HTML | DOM Input Checkbox type Property

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 11 Mar, 2019

The Input Checkbox type Property in HTML DOM is used to return that which type of form element the checkbox is. For a checkbox input field, this Property was always return only “checkbox”.

Syntax:

checkboxObject.type

Return Value: It returns a string value which represents the type of form element the checkbox.

Example: This example returns the Input Checkbox type Property.




<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
    <head
        <title>
            DOM Input Checkbox type Property
        </title
    </head
      
    <body style = "text-align: center;"
      
        <h1 style = "color:green;">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </h1
          
        <h2>DOM Input Checkbox type Property</h2
          
        <form
            <!-- Below input elements have attribute
                checked -->
            <input type="checkbox" name="check" id="GFG" 
                    value="1" checked>Checked by default<br
                      
            <input type="checkbox" name="check" value="2">
                    Not checked by default<br
        </form> <br>
          
        <button onclick="myGeeks()">
            Submit
        </button>
          
        <p id="sudo" style="color:green;font-size:25px;"></p>
          
        <!-- Script to return Input Checkbox type attribute -->
        <script>
            function myGeeks() {
                var g = document.getElementById("GFG").type
                document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML = g;
            }
        </script>
    </body
</html>                          

Output:
Before clicking on the Button:

After clicking on the Button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM Input Checkbox type Property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

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